Miniature Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Astra Girl') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: W. Terry Varner
Year Of Registration: 1989
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1990
Seedling Number: P-325
Classification: Miniature Tall Bearded (MTB)
Registered Height: 19 inches (48 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Bloom Color Classification: White
Flower Patterns: Self
Bloom Color Description: Bright white
Beard Color: Yellow
Fragrance: Slight
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1992

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: I. astrachanica #1, seed collected by Dr. Rodioneko X M-310: K-305, amoena MTB Sdlg.: (Consummation x Desert Quail) x (K-311, light blue MTB sdlg.: (I-326 x Welch T-201))
Child plants: 14 child plants

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